Michael Solomonov’s Abe Fisher will be opening on Tuesday, September 2nd. Co-owner Steven Cook says “everything from Montreal-style smoked meat and Ukrainian borscht to the American Jewish tradition of Chinese food on Christmas is fair game” for the restaurant that celebrates the Jewish Diaspora.
The Sansom Street restaurant next to Cook+Solo’s Dizengoff and across from Federal Donuts will have seating for 50 plus a full-service bar that seats ten. Two kitchen counter seats will offer a front row view of the action on the line. These seats will be available nightly for walk-in guests.
Solomonov and co-chef Yehuda Sichel have created a menu that draws on influences from Jewish food around the world. The small plates menu is divided into vegetable, fish and meat-based dishes. All of which are $14 and under. Diners can also create their own prixe fixe menu of three small plates plus dessert for $39.
Highlights of the opening menu include:
- Borscht Tartare, beets, trout roe, sour cream & onion potato chips and hard-cooked egg
- Salmon Belly Gravlax, smoked salmon hash, peppadews and capers
- Sweet and Sour Meatballs, beef, zucchini, raisins and boursin
Another way to dine is with the Hungarian Duck, a tasting of dry-aged duck served in three courses. This dinner built for two is $120 and includes dessert.
Tables for four can select the Montreal Short Rib, a whole beef short rib plate with house-made rye and garnishes is $160 for the four.
Beverage director Brian Kane has created a drink list of food-friendly wine, beer and cider at Abe Fisher. The pressurized wine system offers 17 wines by the glass.
A cocktail list includes custom creations like:
- The Abe Fisher Cocktail (Beefeater 24, Dolin dry vermouth, kosher dill pickle)
- The Cherry Orchard (vodka, maraschino liqueur, sour cherry, lime, bitters)
- Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition (Barbancourt 8-year rum, Pedro Ximenez sherry, Gran Marnier, beet juice.)
Abe Fisher [Foobooz]